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lucky. this time the october surprise was not dirty trick, but an act of god, hurricane sandy interrupted mr. romney's momentum and allowed mr. obama to look presidential and bipartisan. wrong again toururd blossom. that's what mr. bush used to call you. the hurricane had absolutely nothing to do with the president's win. this chart shows poltracking the last month. you can see president obama regained his momentum before hurricane sandy hit. reality is coming to haunt the republicans in the electorate. let's bring in michael, special correspond for the d"the daily " and wrote a theory on conservative crapola. i love it. this election is a great example how the republican party thinks one thing and the conservative media regurgitates it out and pays no attention to the truth. what about it? >> their point, they don't exist to assess the facts, they exist to rebut the facts. they exist to try and challenge the existing reality and try and create a new reality. that's what they do and tried to do for the several weeks leading up to the campaign. i was struck many mornings, ed, i
establishment is now the minority. >> hurricane sandy saved barack obama's presidency. >> the photo op with chris christie also kind of damaged mitt's narrative. >> he succeeded by suppressing the vote. >> that's just a sampling, my trends. the conspiracy theories are predictable, are they not? it was the mainstream media. it was their fault. one of my favorite excuses was from ron johnson. in an interview, he blamed an uninformed lek rat. he said if you aren't properly informed, if you don't understand the problems facing the nation, you are that much more prone to falling prey to demagoguing solutions and the problem with demagoguing solutions is they don't work. i am concerned about people who don't fully understand the ugly math we are facing in this country. so because the electorate is uninformed, they won't out and voted for president obama. take a look at this chart. the top ten best educated states, meaning they had the highest percentage of residents 25 or older with a college degree or more, they all voted for president obama. with the exception of nevada. the ten worst educ
. the president visited a section of staten island still reeling from hurricane sandy. the storm hit more than two weeks ago. the cleanup is still a huge challenge here in new york city and long island and across new jersey tonight. one senior citizen's home is still in a really tough shape. he's got a foot of sand in the hallway. the port authority just released this security camera footage. you can see water pouring into the path train station in hoboken. hundreds of thousands of people rely on the path trains every day, service still isn't fully restored. the port authority relies on federal money to run those trains so people could get to work. cities across new jersey and new york also depend on federal dollars to recover from disasters like this. now those dollars are in jeopardy. mayors of some of the nation's largest cities met today with vice president joe biden about the financial threat. and they're not just worried about disaster relief. the u.s. conference of mayors says republican spending cuts would cost cities at least $110 billion just next year. the cuts would take a 36% out of e
. as expected, initial unemployment claims surged after hurricane sandy devastated parts of the northeast. but today's numbers, from the department of labor, show the second straight week of decline. evidence of steady improvement in the labor market. the good news keeps on coming. the commerce department reports economic growth of the third quarter was actually better than first reported. the initial estimate had a gdp growth of just 2%. this morning the commerce department revised its estimates to show growth of 2.7%. that's the best gdp figure since the end of 2011 and the second best of the last three years. so things are looking up. president obama has an improving economy on his hands in spite of all the do-nothing congress that's going on in washington. anyone who still thinks that the term "do-nothing congress" is just a little too harsh, take a look at this. 906 bills were r passed from january 1947 through december of 1948. by the body that president harry truman listed and labeled as the do-nothing congress. the current congress with one month to go has passed 196 bills. by far
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